OS Performance Test Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) within the Software and Advanced Technologies Group (SATG) is searching for energetic and passionate Performance Validation Engineer to test and validate Windows OS optimizations.

This is done by running workloads including benchmarks, games, and applications, collecting performance logs and analyzing the collected logs.

You will have the wonderful opportunity to work on cutting edge, next generation software and hardware and providing the results that impact performance and power efficiency of future PCs, Workstations, Servers, and other devices.

You will have to setup prototype PC systems and install firmware, OS, tools, applications, and games.

You will also be responsible for coordinating performance evaluation deliverables with other engineers and lab technicians.

You will have to collaborate with other Intel partner teams on validation and performance verification.

You will be able to improve the efficiency of performance data collection and analysis by developing and deploying scripts, tools, and automation.

Come join our fearless team of risk takers, bar raisers and game changers.

The ideal candidate will exhibit the following behavioral traits:

Team player, able to effectively coordinate and collaborate with other lab technicians and team members.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Science and/or Computer/Information Technology and 3+ years of experience on the below:

  • Computer Setup, Software Setup and Software testing/validation
  • Windows Software and Firmware installation,
  • General PC troubleshooting
  • Performance Verification, creating and running scripts, workloads and benchmarks, collecting data logs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced troubleshooting of Computer setup and Windows OS boot issues
  • Understanding of computer performance tools and software
  • Analysis of performance data logs, provide high level summary of results
  • Automation of workload data collection and analysis

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution levelnot just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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